Sunday, January 22, 2017

John Cofield

John Cofield’s Oxford and Ole Miss: Buckner’s Trestle Tragedies

The first time I read about old Buckner's Trestle south of town, and the two tragedies that happened there some 58 years apart, I...

John Cofield’s Oxford and Ole Miss: That Special Hometown Feeling

I believe that every citizen of Oxford, who appreciates that special hometown feeling that only we know, should climb the steps at 160 Courthouse...

John Cofield’s Oxford and Ole Miss: Faces of Oxford – Guytie Holley Runnels

Our grandfathers knew each other, our fathers knew each other, but as it goes in Oxford, we were more than three grades apart so...

John Cofield’s Oxford & Ole Miss: Hugh’s Heart

I keep an eye out for Oxford photographers and not too long ago Bill Barksdale caught it. His local sports photographs from Oxford High School and...

Oxford Police Protecting the Citizens After Alabama Game

Once the clock hit all zeros on the score board Saturday at the Vaught as Alabama defeated Ole Miss by the score of 48...
An employee at WalMart, Atkinson would frequently sing Elvis tunes and even treat shoppers and employees with an Elvis-styled costume.

One Year Ago Today: Oxford’s ‘Elvis’ Remembered

It was a year ago today that William Henry Atkinson, also known as the "Big E," died at 51 from a critical case of...
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Meet Peanut Vendor James “Blind Jim” Ivy

Historian and photographer John Cofield went down memory lane with a post of James "Blind Jim" Ivy and his Facebook page. Cofield reminisced about...

Cofield on Oxford & Ole Miss: We Are Proud of You, Sam Kendricks

Scott and Marni Kendricks, we are all with you ... all of us. Tonight, as with only a few other Oxford last names down...
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Cofield on Oxford & Ole Miss: Isaiah’s Busy Bee Café

Born in Oxford, Georgia Isaiah spent thirty years cooking for Ole Miss Chancellors J. D. Williams and Porter Fortune. When she finally retired, she still...
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John Cofield’s Oxford & Ole Miss: The Burial of William Faulkner

  At 2:00 p.m. the businesses of the Oxford, Mississippi Courthouse Square locked their doors. The hearse carrying William Faulkner pulled out of Rowan Oak, went...